SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: BOLTON WANDERERS v CHARLESTON BATTERY

SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: BOLTON WANDERERS v CHARLESTON BATTERY

The 136 year-old English Premier League club Bolton Wanderers have added a second friendly match to their 2010 summer tour, as they tune up for their 10th consecutive Premier League season.

The Trotters will take on USL side Charleston Battery at Blackbaud Stadium on July 17.

“Bringing Bolton Wanderers to Charleston is a wonderful opportunity for the City and for the people in the surrounding area to see a Barclays Premier League team playing at our home, Blackbaud Stadium.” said Battery head coach Mike Anhaeuser in a press release.

Tickets will go on sale May 17, but no details were given regarding existing season ticket holders.

This will not be the first English side to be entertained at Blackbaud Stadium, considered North America’s first ever soccer specific stadium, Charleston beat Sunderland AFC 2-1 in 2004.

This is the second date added to Bolton’s North American schedule, they will head to Canada after the Charleston match to take on Toronto FC at BMO Field.

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